Mandarette

In 1975, Mandarin restaurant opened in Beverly Hills serving exotic Chinese food in an elegant atmosphere for dining and special occasions. Since it was a huge success, the owner, Cecilia Chaing and her son Philip Chiang opened another restaurant on Beverly Blvd. – Mandarette (little orange), a smaller and more relaxed eatery. Today, Mandarette is still going…

Lexington Social House

Walking into this Hollywood hot spot near the corner of Hollywood and Vine, I immediately was drawn to the sophisticated club atmosphere. I learned that actor and musician, Jeff Goldblum, (“Jurassic Park”, “Independence Day”) plays with his jazz band most Wednesday nights. Arrive early to enjoy Chef Jared Simons’ dazzling American fare with a Southern…